Skylanders Trap Team has the best characters

Skylanders is one of those series that constantly amazes. Not because of the sales figures or that each year Activision manages to put out a new iteraction, like Skylanders Trap Team, that looks too good to resist. No, the real reason it’s so impressive is that each round of Skylanders manages to be better than more »

Humble Bundle now offering browser-based games

If you’re not familiar with Humble Bundle, it’s only the greatest thing to ever happen to indie gaming. It offers amazing games at a huge discount, allowing you to pay what you want, with special bonuses if you pay over a certain amount. Right now, it’s offering several astounding games that you can play in more »

This week on the PlayStation Store, October 15, 2014

You won’t be bored scanning the PlayStation Store this week. Highlights include several complete, definitive, ultimate, etc. editions of games, plus some completely new titles to download onto your console. It’s a huge update, to be sure, with many games that people will find hard to resist. PlayStation 4 Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition () Get more »

Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus Review: Busting Moves

Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus Price: System(s): Playstation Vita Release Date: October 14, 2014 Publisher (Developer): XSEED Games (Marvelous Inc.) ESRB Rating: “Mature 17+” for Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes, Strong Language, and Violence Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus has busted out on the Vita. In this 3D fighter, a score of girls settle their own scores by more »

The PlayStation TV bundle is the best deal

Today is the day. If you ever wanted a Vita or PSP, but didn’t bite because you’re more of a “console” person, all arguments must be tossed aside. The PlayStation TV is here. It’s in stores right now. People can see what Sony’s micro console has to offer, and don’t be surprised if you find more »

Play the Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire demo on October 21

Something extraordinary is happening next week. For the first time ever, we’re going to get a demo for a Pokemon game. The Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire demo will appear on the North American eShop on October 21, 2014, ahead of the games’ official, release date. Nintendo has never done anything like this. For years, Pokemon more »

Treasure Fetch: Adventure Time actually improves Snake

Snake is a classic game that’s been with us since the 1970′s. You wouldn’t think there’s much to do with it. Yet, Treasure Fetch: Adventure Time did something surprising. It made Snake feel new again. Treasure Fetch: Adventure Time‘s goal is simple. Finn and Jake are after treasure, and have to go through 75 mazes more »


Super Smash Bros Diary: Don’t nerf Little Mac

There’s a lot of buzz surrounding a particular character in Super Smash Bros. People can’t stop talking about Little Mac. Much of it is enthusiastic, as it’s surprising how awesome the character is. Others is less striking, with some saying the new fighter is over-powered. People talk about the horrors of facing him in a more »

Shiny Gengar codes now available at GameStop

You need to go to GameStop. Well, if you have Pokemon X or Y, you need to visiting your nearest store. The time has come, and the Shiny Gengar codes are waiting. This time, Nintendo and GameStop are on top of it, and the flyers are in stock exactly when they’re supposed to be. Here’s more »

Super Smash Bros. Diary: I’m “Babying” my Circle Pad

I’m exceptionally proud of my 3DS. I’ve mentioned it a few times here before, because it happens to be one of those limited edition, Pikachu 3DS XL models. Yup, that’s the one. I love this system and have gone out of my way to take extra good care of it. Unfortunately, that means I’ve started more »

Forbidden Romance quotes should be samplers

I’m a sucker for ridiculous otome games – that is, dating sims for women. The sillier they are, the better. Which is why, Saturday night, I went ahead and purchased a route in Forbidden Romance: The Men of Yoshiwara. People know how I love all things cheesy. I’d been told D3 Publisher would be porting more »


3DS firmware 9.0.0-20U made my system better

In this age of constant console firmware updates, it’s difficult to tell what, if anything, a new firmware update can do. This is especially true of 3DS firmware updates. Unless it’s specifically adding new mini-games to StreetPass Plaza or enabling Miiverse and Nintendo Network IDs, it’s hard to tell what any update ever does. 3DS more »